Aspidoras velites

The Aspidoras velites lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Aspidoras velites, from the upper Rio Araguaia basin (Rio Tocantins drainage) in Central Brazil, is described. The new taxon is an unusual corydoradine species, showing several reductive features, and resembling in external morphology and coloration the loricariid hypoptopomatine catfishes. More

Aspidoras velites is described from the upper Rio Araguaia basin. Britto, M. R., F. C. T. Lima & C. R. Moreira, 2002. Aspidoras velites, a new catfish from the upper Rio Araguaia basin, Brazil (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Callichthyidae). More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Callichthyidae
Genus : Aspidoras
Species : Aspidoras velites
Authority : Britto, Lima & Moreira, 2002